The Shadow Knows

Challenge #2 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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Tone mapping has been a well-respected artistic tool at least since Ansel Adam's book "The Print" -- but it required a set of darkroom techniques that were difficult to master. Now tone mapping is possible in-camera using contrast and exposure settings, shadow adjustment, etc. Image editing software on a computer allows even more complex transformations: HDR (High Dynamic Range) processing, levels adjustments, retinex, dodge/burn, etc. The challenge here is to use tone mapping to make a photograph express your artistic vision rather than what the camera literally saw.
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Colour Moon
Another Run
Sunday Fishing
Singapore Flyer 2009
Edge of the World
Shadow
Kao Luang Petchburi Thailand
Antwerp Cathedral Tower
The eight...
Pico vulcan - Azores - Portugal
Sunset Beach
Bleeding Hearts
O Por @ Kao San road
Natural Bridge
Salem, MA: lighthouse
"Intact"
Fantasy land in Santorini
Oia Windmill
Waterfall
Bison in Yellowstone
Tug boat in Portsmouth
heat and light
Sunset at Sunnyside Subway Station, New York.
O yes, the shadow nose
Bad gas mileage
Girl of the Shadows
Horses
grand teton
Mountain and lake
Super Abel
Colorful Beach Huts
Sisyphus
Autumn Path
Shadows of the bridge
Stairs
The Typhoons are comming
Chef's special
Sweetwater Shed
Michigan Ave bridge being raised
Autumn in Volterra
Mayflower Leaves
On the Top
wild mountain
Khon Phapheng water fall
Haunted house
SHADOW PLAY
Not Quite Ready for Prime Time
Stanford Univ.
Flower and lamp shade
Painted Sky
Towards the last fence
"EL NOMADA"
bomber 2
Antwerp Raillway Station Central Hall
I'll remember Milt
Na Pali - after sunset
Inside the Blowball
Golden Horn
Live on the edge
Sunset in Maui
yellow stone nation park
Windmill
Tractor
Veterans
the return
secret gate
feel the Electricity
Waterfalls on Furka Pass
The destiny overhead
The green flowers
Derrynane Long Beach
Water Coloured Sky
Jumping
First Among Equals
Eilean Donan Castle
The Memorial
Florencia
Bomber
Sunrise Glory
Curacao
THe two chairs
Michigan Avenue in Chicago
Sailing
coffee break
The Shadow knows
Suns of Paris
The Beach
Lake Heron
After you drain the bottle....
bicycles and lamps
The Landing
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Metallic Rose
Fall From A Plane
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